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VMware NSX could be a game changer, but IT pros won't believe it – and won't invest in it – until they can test it for themselves.
VMware's container strategy includes technologies tied to virtualization, but some, including Project Photon, have yet to see the light of day.
VMware EVO:RACK is still a work in progress that won't emerge for many months, but some details, including a new name, have been released.
VMware live migration between private data centers and its public cloud could be attractive for some customers, but it’s not without its limitations.
IT pros buying into the hybrid cloud model need tools to manage on-site and public-cloud resources. Surprise, surprise -- VMware has just the thing.
Supporting big data and high-performance computing in the cloud introduces a number of challenges. Fortunately, larger VM instances and GPUs offer relief.
Running Exchange in Azure doesn't compare favorably to Office 365, but it has valid instances where it might be useful. Consider costs and competitors first.
Don't let the deficiencies from applying and managing Exchange threaten your network. Implement third-party security tools to thwart breaches.
My mailbox migration from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 is moving very slowly. What might be causing this and how can I speed up the process?
An expert explains the Microsoft Sync Framework, a platform for synchronizing heterogeneous data distributed across applications, services and devices.
With Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Service, you can easily perform database backup and restore. Here is a step-by-step approach to using the service.
DH2i's DxEnterprise is the first application container management software designed for SQL Server. Containerization boosts mobility and reduces downtimes.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
There are many different certifications from Microsoft, Apple and other vendors. Admins can use these certs to validate their skills and make themselves more marketable to hiring IT shops.
Now that Windows 10 is out it's time to evaluate how the OS will work for users, including how they can upgrade and what Cortana brings to the table.
Microsoft has made an effort to bolster security in Windows 10 with features such as Device Guard and multifactor authentication.
Several IT pros from federal government agencies face the same dilemma as all IT: How to provide security and the freedom and flexibility to support a mobile workforce.
VMware's EUC GM Sanjay Poonen believes matching Citrix feature-for-feature isn't as important as having a long-term vision for IT organizations.
Teradici's PCoIP has been critical to VMware VDI, but that partnership has been in question. Teradici's CEO discusses that, protocol updates and more.